Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue

Raquel Fernandez, Wolfgang Minker, Giuseppe Carenini, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Ron Artstein, Alesia Gainer (Editors)


Anthology ID:
W16-36
Month:
September
Year:
2016
Address:
Los Angeles
Venues:
SIGDIAL | WS
SIG:
SIGDIAL
Publisher:
Association for Computational Linguistics
URL:
https://aclanthology.org/W16-36
DOI:
10.18653/v1/W16-36
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Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue
Raquel Fernandez | Wolfgang Minker | Giuseppe Carenini | Ryuichiro Higashinaka | Ron Artstein | Alesia Gainer

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Towards End-to-End Learning for Dialog State Tracking and Management using Deep Reinforcement Learning
Tiancheng Zhao | Maxine Eskenazi

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Task Lineages: Dialog State Tracking for Flexible Interaction
Sungjin Lee | Amanda Stent

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Joint Online Spoken Language Understanding and Language Modeling With Recurrent Neural Networks
Bing Liu | Ian Lane

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Creating and Characterizing a Diverse Corpus of Sarcasm in Dialogue
Shereen Oraby | Vrindavan Harrison | Lena Reed | Ernesto Hernandez | Ellen Riloff | Marilyn Walker

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The SENSEI Annotated Corpus: Human Summaries of Reader Comment Conversations in On-line News
Emma Barker | Monica Lestari Paramita | Ahmet Aker | Emina Kurtic | Mark Hepple | Robert Gaizauskas

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Special Session - The Future Directions of Dialogue-Based Intelligent Personal Assistants
Yoichi Matsuyama | Alexandros Papangelis

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Keynote - More than meets the ear: Processes that shape dialogue
Susan Brennan

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A Wizard-of-Oz Study on A Non-Task-Oriented Dialog Systems That Reacts to User Engagement
Zhou Yu | Leah Nicolich-Henkin | Alan W Black | Alexander Rudnicky

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Classifying Emotions in Customer Support Dialogues in Social Media
Jonathan Herzig | Guy Feigenblat | Michal Shmueli-Scheuer | David Konopnicki | Anat Rafaeli | Daniel Altman | David Spivak

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Cultural Communication Idiosyncrasies in Human-Computer Interaction
Juliana Miehle | Koichiro Yoshino | Louisa Pragst | Stefan Ultes | Satoshi Nakamura | Wolfgang Minker

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Using phone features to improve dialogue state tracking generalisation to unseen states
Iñigo Casanueva | Thomas Hain | Mauro Nicolao | Phil Green

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Character Identification on Multiparty Conversation: Identifying Mentions of Characters in TV Shows
Yu-Hsin Chen | Jinho D. Choi

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Policy Networks with Two-Stage Training for Dialogue Systems
Mehdi Fatemi | Layla El Asri | Hannes Schulz | Jing He | Kaheer Suleman

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Language Portability for Dialogue Systems: Translating a Question-Answering System from English into Tamil
Satheesh Ravi | Ron Artstein

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Extracting PDTB Discourse Relations from Student Essays
Kate Forbes-Riley | Fan Zhang | Diane Litman

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Empirical comparison of dependency conversions for RST discourse trees
Katsuhiko Hayashi | Tsutomu Hirao | Masaaki Nagata

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The Role of Discourse Units in Near-Extractive Summarization
Junyi Jessy Li | Kapil Thadani | Amanda Stent

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Initiations and Interruptions in a Spoken Dialog System
Leah Nicolich-Henkin | Carolyn Rosé | Alan W Black

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Analyzing Post-dialogue Comments by Speakers – How Do Humans Personalize Their Utterances in Dialogue? –
Toru Hirano | Ryuichiro Higashinaka | Yoshihiro Matsuo

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On the Contribution of Discourse Structure on Text Complexity Assessment
Elnaz Davoodi | Leila Kosseim

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Syntactic parsing of chat language in contact center conversation corpus
Alexis Nasr | Geraldine Damnati | Aleksandra Guerraz | Frederic Bechet

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A Context-aware Natural Language Generator for Dialogue Systems
Ondřej Dušek | Filip Jurčíček

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Identifying Teacher Questions Using Automatic Speech Recognition in Classrooms
Nathaniel Blanchard | Patrick Donnelly | Andrew M. Olney | Borhan Samei | Brooke Ward | Xiaoyi Sun | Sean Kelly | Martin Nystrand | Sidney K. D’Mello

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A framework for the automatic inference of stochastic turn-taking styles
Kornel Laskowski

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Talking with ERICA, an autonomous android
Koji Inoue | Pierrick Milhorat | Divesh Lala | Tianyu Zhao | Tatsuya Kawahara

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Rapid Prototyping of Form-driven Dialogue Systems Using an Open-source Framework
Svetlana Stoyanchev | Pierre Lison | Srinivas Bangalore

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LVCSR System on a Hybrid GPU-CPU Embedded Platform for Real-Time Dialog Applications
Alexei V. Ivanov | Patrick L. Lange | David Suendermann-Oeft

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Socially-Aware Animated Intelligent Personal Assistant Agent
Yoichi Matsuyama | Arjun Bhardwaj | Ran Zhao | Oscar Romeo | Sushma Akoju | Justine Cassell

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Selection method of an appropriate response in chat-oriented dialogue systems
Hideaki Mori | Masahiro Araki

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Real-Time Understanding of Complex Discriminative Scene Descriptions
Ramesh Manuvinakurike | Casey Kennington | David DeVault | David Schlangen

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Supporting Spoken Assistant Systems with a Graphical User Interface that Signals Incremental Understanding and Prediction State
Casey Kennington | David Schlangen

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Toward incremental dialogue act segmentation in fast-paced interactive dialogue systems
Ramesh Manuvinakurike | Maike Paetzel | Cheng Qu | David Schlangen | David DeVault

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Keynote - Modeling Human Communication Dynamics
Louis-Philippe Morency

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On the Evaluation of Dialogue Systems with Next Utterance Classification
Ryan Lowe | Iulian Vlad Serban | Michael Noseworthy | Laurent Charlin | Joelle Pineau

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Towards Using Conversations with Spoken Dialogue Systems in the Automated Assessment of Non-Native Speakers of English
Diane Litman | Steve Young | Mark Gales | Kate Knill | Karen Ottewell | Rogier van Dalen | David Vandyke

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Measuring the Similarity of Sentential Arguments in Dialogue
Amita Misra | Brian Ecker | Marilyn Walker

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Investigating Fluidity for Human-Robot Interaction with Real-time, Real-world Grounding Strategies
Julian Hough | David Schlangen

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Do Characters Abuse More Than Words?
Yashar Mehdad | Joel Tetreault

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Towards a dialogue system that supports rich visualizations of data
Abhinav Kumar | Jillian Aurisano | Barbara Di Eugenio | Andrew Johnson | Alberto Gonzalez | Jason Leigh

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Analyzing the Effect of Entrainment on Dialogue Acts
Masahiro Mizukami | Koichiro Yoshino | Graham Neubig | David Traum | Satoshi Nakamura

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Towards an Entertaining Natural Language Generation System: Linguistic Peculiarities of Japanese Fictional Characters
Chiaki Miyazaki | Toru Hirano | Ryuichiro Higashinaka | Yoshihiro Matsuo

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Reference Resolution in Situated Dialogue with Learned Semantics
Xiaolong Li | Kristy Boyer

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Training an adaptive dialogue policy for interactive learning of visually grounded word meanings
Yanchao Yu | Arash Eshghi | Oliver Lemon

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Learning Fine-Grained Knowledge about Contingent Relations between Everyday Events
Elahe Rahimtoroghi | Ernesto Hernandez | Marilyn Walker

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When do we laugh?
Ye Tian | Chiara Mazzocconi | Jonathan Ginzburg

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Small Talk Improves User Impressions of Interview Dialogue Systems
Takahiro Kobori | Mikio Nakano | Tomoaki Nakamura

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Automatic Recognition of Conversational Strategies in the Service of a Socially-Aware Dialog System
Ran Zhao | Tanmay Sinha | Alan Black | Justine Cassell

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Neural Utterance Ranking Model for Conversational Dialogue Systems
Michimasa Inaba | Kenichi Takahashi

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Strategy and Policy Learning for Non-Task-Oriented Conversational Systems
Zhou Yu | Ziyu Xu | Alan W Black | Alexander Rudnicky